Dehradun, Oct. 11 -- Uttarakhand police arrested a 22-year-old man from Haridwar for allegedly sodomising a five-year-old boy on Wednesday, officials said.

Prashant Bahuguna, station house officer of SIDCUL police station in Haridwar, said the accused had shifted at the victim's house earlier this week along with two other boys.

"The accused took the victim to his room in the pretext of giving the boy his mobile phone to play games and sexually assaulted the minor. The other boys and the victim's mother were not at home when the incident happened on Wednesday," said

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